We use verbs all the time, but do we know what they are? We will now, so get ready! We will also be learning new and more colorful verbs to use instead of the ordinary everyday ones.
The Earth's Moon Phases
We will be learning about the stages (phases) of the moon. We will see how the moon can seem magical as it appears and then disappears!
Emotions: Spanish Vocabulary
Learning how to express a person's emotions is easy!
Terrific Time Telling
Have fun learning how to tell time!
Fundamentals of Income Tax Theory and Practice
This book is for an undergraduate income tax course where objectives include learning tax concepts and how to prepare income tax returns. Fundamentals of Income Tax Theory and Practice is developed to provide students with both the conceptual and practical information needed for a sound understanding of individual income tax at a reasonable cost. The text uses the latest information available from the Internal Revenue Service and combines it with background, conceptual information, and pedagogy
Florida Cities and Metro Areas
In addition to the raw data files that you analyzed in Module One, the US Census makes a great deal of information about cities (and everything else) available through its various publications. Our learning objective in Module Two is to familiarize students with these data resources and their contents by retrieving information on various Florida cities and metropolitan areas.
Predictors of Family Structure
This exercise looks at race and family income as predictors of family structure. Students will test and evaluate hypotheses, learning how to work with control variables and bivariate tables.
Quantitative Data Analysis
Students will analyze quantitative data and interpret the results, learning about the relevance of education and family type to earnings, how it has changed over time and the relevance of race in understanding these relationships.
WebQuest in the English Classroom
WebQuests can be used in the English classroom to promote collaborative learning through a guided exploration of internet resources. WebQuests allow students to construct individual and community knowledge, as opposed to listening to a classroom lecture! This is a great resource for teachers who want ...
Encouraging Student Teachers to Document Reflective Practice
Students in a teacher education course document their learning from multimedia cases of effective teaching and share their reflections with their peers and teacher educators.
Designing effective computer based learning environments
The key to effective learning with computers is good educational design. (Cummings et al, 1999). This paper reviews literature relating to models and guidelines for designing computer based learning environments and resources for effective learning.
Collaborate and Create Inservice
The Collaborate and Create learning project is an online resource created to assist in the in-service of educators seeking to integrate technology into their classroom curriculum. This resource will assist in the development of learning groups organized around real problems of practice that provide access to outside resources and expertise.
Learn about Music Intervals
Learn about Music Intervals - This is a short video article introducing intervals. Each interval has a unique name based on the distance they are apart. (2:21)
Connecting With the Arts: What's the Big Idea?
This program is about planning and teaching toward big ideas — important understandings that have lasting value. Participants will see how arts-integrated instruction enables students to make deeply personal connections to what they are learning.
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Creating Rich Learning Environments
Arts teachers create a safe environment where students feel free to express their thoughts and feelings and take creative risks. In this session, participants meet an Acting I teacher who helps students let go of their inhibitions and an Acting II teacher who encourages students to take creative risks as they interpret monologues. In a dance class, a teacher asks students to work closely in pairs so they can study subtle aspects of movement technique. In a visual art department, the teachers wor
Scaffolding Language Skills
This video will help teachers to guide and support a child's language learning by building on what the child is already able to do. The video begins with good ways to set up a preschool classroom. (1:48)
Learn French - Le Corps (The Body)
Learn French by learning the parts of the body. The words appear on the screen as they are being said. For beginning French learners.
Geometry--Not Just for High School
In this professionally-produced video, understand why children learn geometry most effectively when it is part of their daily lives and how children are capable of learning geometry at a much earlier age.
Learn How to Cater
Learn about the catering business with helpful information
from a catering chef in this video. The chef explains that learning to cater is best done by gaining hands-on experience at a catering business, at a restaurant or at a culinary school. She give information on where to find additional resources for learning about catering.
Teaching Attributes with Sorting Circles
This brief video is a teacher explaining how to use sorting circles or a Venn diagram to compare attributes of various shapes. The teacher demonstrates how to model the lesson and suggests that the sorting circles could then be used in a learning center for additional reinforcement and practice.